Tales of the Legion Project: Legionnaires 3

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Welcome to the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes material outside of the Baxter run. This episode we talk about the 1985/6 mini-series Legionnaires 3.

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Timestamps:

(00:36) Preamble
(08:00) Legionnaires 3 issues 1 thru 4: synopsis, general thoughts, and cover talk
(32:13) Main discussion focusing on Lightning Lad, Cosmic Boy, and Saturn Girl
(1:04:54) A deep dive into the origins and appearances of the Time Trapper
(1:37:00) Final thoughts on the mini-series, the art, and feedback.
(1:58:57) Wrap-up and Outro

Music Intro/Outro: from the 2009 In the World’s Dusk audio movie

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Tales of the Legion Project: Annual #1

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For the second Tales of the Legion Project, we discuss Legion of Super-Heroes (v3) Annual #1 (1985).

Timestamps:

(00:28) Preamble
(06:24) Legion of Super-Heroes Annual #1 synopsis, cover comparisons, and general thoughts
(32:37) Main discussion on the cast of characters, Laurel Kent, and the mystery villain
(1:06:48) Additional thoughts on the various inkers, as well as other story points
(1:30:38) Feedback on the previous Tales episode
(1:33:28) Outro

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Long Live the Legion!

Tales of the Legion Project: Legion of Substitute Heroes Special

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Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Tales of the Legion Project where we discuss Legion v3 adjacent material, such as The Legion of Substitute Heroes Special (1985).

Timestamps:

(01:00) Intro and origin of the Tales podcast
(05:42) Legion of Substitute Heroes Special synopsis, general thoughts, and background info
(29:04) On the cover, costumes and designs
(38:27) Main discussion on Pulsar Stargrave, connections to older Subs stories, Matter-Eater Lad, and more
(1:07:20) Additional thoughts and highlights
(1:44:24) Brief thoughts on DC Comics Presents #59 featuring Superman, the Subs, and Ambush Bug
(2:00:11) Outro

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